Festival

  • Absence/Presence

    • Christina Leslie, Bidemi Oloyede
    • Billboards: Arbutus Greenway, between Burrard St & Fir St

      1654 W 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1R3, Canada
  • A Vase with Pale Roses (Animations on Still life)

    • Elisabeth Belliveau
    • Mount Pleasant Community Art Screen

      E Broadway & Kingsway, Vancouver, BC V5T 4S9, Canada
  • Plymouth Rock

    • Moyra Davey
    • Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station

      Stadium-Chinatown Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Counter-Illumination

    • Kapwani Kiwanga
    • BC Hydro Dal Grauer Substation

      944 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Choo Choo Williams at the Harlem Nocturne

    • Deanna Bowen
    • Billboard: Fraser St at 15th Ave (across from Grey Church)

      Fraser St & East 15th Avenue, Vancouver, BC
  • Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Nation Basketball

    • Alana Paterson
    • Stadium–Chinatown SkyTrain Station

      Stadium-Chinatown Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Signals in the Sea

    • Christina Battle, Eshrat Erfanian, Susan Schuppli
    • Billboards: Arbutus Greenway, between Burrard St & Fir St

      1654 W 6th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6J 1R3, Canada
    • Billboard: E 5th Ave and Quebec St

      E 5th Ave and Quebec St, Vancouver
  • Fraser River Families

    • Diamond Point
    • Canada Line: Richmond–Brighouse Station

      Richmond-Brighouse Station, Number 3 Road, Richmond, BC, Canada
  • W-E-L-C-O-M-E to PoCo

    • Evann Siebens
  • Earthbound Mnemonic

    • Krista Belle Stewart
    • BC Hydro Dal Grauer Substation

      944 Burrard Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • The Solarium (H+A)

    • Adad Hannah
    • Canada Line

      Lansdowne Station, Richmond, BC, Canada
  • Anthropocene; The Present I

    • Desirée Patterson
    • Canada Line

      King Edward Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Lacuna

    • Birthe Piontek
    • Canada Line

      Broadway-City Hall Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • In Transit

    • Arts Umbrella Students
    • Canada Line

      Olympic Village Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Performing the Goddess: Chapal Bhaduri’s Story

    • Naveen Kishore
    • Canada Line

      Vancouver City Centre Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • An urge to propose forbidden thoughts and playing with fire

    • Tom Hsu
    • Canada Line

      Waterfront Station, Vancouver, BC, Canada

News

Capture partners with ECU for Groundbreaking New Course

Capture Photography Festival is thrilled to announce a visionary new partnership with Emily Carr University, which brings Capture Executive Director Emmy Lee Wall together with artist and ECU faculty member Birthe Piontek to deliver mentorship to ECU students. Students will also benefit from mentorship throughout the term by other outstanding curators engaged with Capture, and will have the opportunity to … Continued

Contract Grant Writer 2021

GRANT WRITER Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the Grant Writer researches, develops and writes grants for the Festival. This role is a flexible, part time, contract position. ABOUT CAPTURE: Capture seeks to connect Vancouver to the world through lens-based art. Our mission is to: Act as a platform to expand visual literacy … Continued

CAPTURE PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL AWARDS 2ND ANNUAL WRITING PRIZE TO RAMONA JINGRU WANG

July 19, 2021, Vancouver, BC – Capture Photography Festival is pleased to announce Ramona Jingru Wang as the recipient of its second annual Writing Prize. The Capture Writing Prize is a juried award to support emerging writers and broaden the discourse on lens-based art. Jingru Wang’s work will be published in Capture’s annual catalogue which will … Continued

National Indigenous Peoples Day

In celebration of National Indigenous Peoples day we’d like to take a moment to highlight some past and present public installations. Elk for c̓əsnaʔəm was a public installation at Vancouver City Centre Canada Line Station by Dana Claxton When asked to conceive an original work for this site relating to the theme of “the city … Continued

Capture is hiring a TD Assistant Curator of Engagement

TD ASSISTANT CURATOR OF ENGAGEMENT Reporting directly to Capture Photography Festival’s Executive Director, the TD Assistant Curator of Engagement assists with researching, developing, planning and executing public programs, events and public-facing communications to offer meaningful engagement with all aspects of the Festival. This role is one intended for someone seeking growth opportunities within an arts … Continued

2021 Writing Prize

We are pleased to announce the second annual Capture Writing Prize, a juried award to support emerging writers and broaden the discourse on lens-based art. The winner of this competition will be commissioned to write a 1,000 word text for Capture’s annual catalogue on a current issue in lens-based art for which a $2,000 CAD prize will be awarded. … Continued

Closing Message from Capture’s Executive Director

Today marks the closing of Capture 2021—thank you so much for joining us this month! We are so grateful to you all for participating in the Festival by visiting galleries, enjoying public art projects, connecting with us on social media, tuning into virtual events, watching our videos, and reading our catalogue. During this time when … Continued

STATEMENT ON REMOVAL OF ARBUTUS GREENWAY BILLBOARDS

On April 1, 2021, seven billboards along the Arbutus Greenway displaying artwork by Vancouver-based artist Steven Shearer were covered up. This decision was made by Pattison Outdoor in response to public complaints. These billboards were installed two days prior on March 30, 2021, and were originally intended to be exhibited until May 21, 2021, as … Continued

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